OCTOBER 5, 2011
Flagstaff Business News – September 22, 2011
Just days before the annual celebration of National Public Lands Day, 50 Arizona business associations and small businesses have sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, voicing support for a proposed 20-year moratorium on new uranium mining near Grand Canyon National Park.
The state’s national parks, monuments and other public lands they say are “powerful engines of Arizona’s economy.”
In a related effort, over 200 small businesses from across Arizona have signed and sent postcards to Secretary Salazar. The retro-style postcards depict the Grand Canyon and read, “Wish you were here…and not new uranium mining! Thank you, Secretary Salazar, for your efforts to protect the Grand Canyon, our heritage, and our economy.”
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